The agency said the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the previous month at 5.3%, compared with a U.S. unemployment rate of 7.6% in May. Minnesota has added 43,300 jobs over the past year, a growth rate of 1.6% that matches U.S. job growth during that period.
DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben said last month's figures add to the mounting evidence of a broad-based economic recovery in Minnesota. She said very major industrial sector has added jobs in the past 12 months, and the state's unemployment rate remains at a five-year low.
April figures were revised from 11,400 jobs lost to 10,200 jobs lost.
Leisure and hospitality gained 2,900 jobs last month, followed by government (up 2,800), professional and business services (up 2,000), education and health services (up 1,800). Job losses occurred in trade, transportation and utilities.